Nominations Open for Mahathir Science Award!

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Nominations are open for the Mahathir Science Award in recognition of contributions and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology and to be awarded to the most deserving based on merit. The Mahathir Science Award (MSA) is established to be Malaysia’s most prestigious international Science Award for tropical sciences, administered by the Mahathir Science Award Foundation (MSAF). Objectives To bestow on scientists, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science!

Deadline: 9 January 2019 The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science to promote the development of new ideas and bring disciplines together to speed the pace of discovery. This scheme funds teams who are tackling major health-related questions in the humanities and social sciences that require a collaborative approach. Funding Information A Collaborative Award is normally in the range of £1 million to £1.5 million, for up to five … [Read more...]

Apply Now for 2018 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards!

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Women & Gender Constituency is currently inviting applicants to participate in the 2018 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards. The Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) is one of the nine stakeholder groups of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Established in 2009, the WGC now consists of 20 women’s and environmental civil society organizations, who are working to ensure that women’s voices and their rights are embedded in all … [Read more...]

The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation: Inviting Applications for Butterfield Awards Program

Deadline: Various UK: 15 September 2018 Japan: 30 September 2018 The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation is seeking applications for its Butterfield Awards Program to encourage and facilitate exploratory exchanges and collaborations between qualified professionals in Japan and the UK, and the investigation of scientific, clinical, social and economic aspects of medicine in which Japanese and British researchers, practitioners, policy makers, managers and voluntary sector workers may … [Read more...]

Medical Research Foundation: Emerging Leaders Prize for Adolescent Mental Health Researchers

Deadline: 27 July 2018 The Medical Research Foundation is seeking applications for its Emerging Leaders Prize to recognise outstanding researchers in the early stages of independent research who have already had an impact in their field and have demonstrated their potential to be the research leaders of the future. The 2018 Emerging Leaders prize will be awarded to recognise the work of up to five emerging research leaders who have made significant contributions to research on adolescent … [Read more...]

Applications Open for WFN’s Whitley Awards 2019! A Chance to Win Up to £40,000 GBP

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Are you a dynamic conservation leader or do you know of one? If yes, then apply for the WFN’s Whitley Awards 2019! The Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) is seeking applications for its Whitley Awards 2019 to support the work of proven grassroots conservation leaders in developing countries. Objectives Find, recognise and fund proven grassroots conservation leaders in resource-poor, biodiversity-rich countries. Champion and repeat fund the most effective … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK

Deadline: 1 October 2018 Nominations are open for "Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs" to recognise the exceptional spirit and business ability of disabled entrepreneurs. The Stelios Award is a business award run in partnership with the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation. It welcomes start-ups, social enterprises and companies which are already up and running. Prize Information Each of their five finalists win £10,000 with the winner recieving an extra £20,000 to help kickstart … [Read more...]

empowering people. Award 2019: Inviting Social Entrepreneurs and Developers from across the World

Deadline: 31 October 2018 Siemens Stiftung has launched empowering people. Award 2019, calling on social entrepreneurs and developers from across the world to submit their projects with impact. The award identifies and supports low-tech solutions that address crucial basic needs sectors in developing regions. Technologies entering the competition should be simple, feasible, embedded in a social business model, and deliver sustainable support to a local community in one of the following eight … [Read more...]

Applications Open for DADI Foundation Awards to support Democracy!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for the DADI Foundation Awards to harness technology to support democracy. This opportunity will help to shape a paradigm shift enabling truly transparent and accountable governance in an era where we are at risk of more elections but ever decreasing democracy. The successful team will do an initial diagnostics session with tech and project management experts to identify specific support needs. Depending on their needs the foundation will offer the … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for Thomson Foundation’s Young Journalist Award 2018!

Deadline: 17 August 2018 The Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world for its Young Journalist Award 2018. The Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious young journalists from across the globe. Their work is then scrutinised by a judging panel at Thomson Foundation and then by independent FPA judges. The three finalists … [Read more...]

Registrations Open for 2018 School Enterprise Challenge!

Deadline: 15 August 2018 Registrations are open for the 2018 School Enterprise Challenge that is an international business planning programme for schools. It is an opportunity for students to gain hands-on, practical experience in setting up a business at their school. In the process they develop essential life skills such as teamwork and leadership whilst generating extra income for their school or a charitable cause of their choice. A school business is a business that is owned by a school … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for European Citizenship Awards 2018!

Deadline: 9 September 2018 If you or your acquaintances know about any individual, initiative or social enterprise that deserves better visibility and genuinely acts for European values, it is your chance to make them widely known! Nominations are now open for the European Citizenship Awards 2018 which is a joint initiative between the European Civic Forum and Volonteurope, two European networks which promote active citizenship and recognition of the importance of social justice to the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Africa Tourism Leadership Awards!

Deadline: 30 July 2018 Nominations are open for Africa Tourism Leadership Awards with an aim to recognize game-changing individuals and/or groups’ initiatives being pursued across the sector, such as those leading to progressive policy-making and business practices, thought leadership, innovation, sustainable investments and public-private-community partnership, to name just a few, which are making waves across the African tourism sector. This is the first-ever Pan-African travel and tourism … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Human Rights Prize of the French Republic!

Deadline: 15 October 2018 Applications are now open for the 2018 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic, awarded by the French Prime Minister. This Prize, created in 1988, is awarded in recognition and support for the completion of individual or collective projects carried out in the field, in France or abroad, regardless of nationality or borders, working to promote and protect human rights. The 2018 Prize will be awarded in Paris by the Prime Minister, … [Read more...]

BASF Call for Proposals: Inaugural Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Newtrition®, BASF’s human nutrition brand is currently inviting innovators and entrepreneurs worldwide to participate in the first-ever Newtrition Health Innovation Challenge, co-hosted by Newtrition and BASF Venture Capital (BVC). The challenge is an opportunity for applicants to present breakthrough solutions for pressing health challenges to the jury that is composed of representatives from BVC, BASF Human Nutrition R&D, marketing and sales, as well as a … [Read more...]

Apply for African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards 2018!

Deadline: 5 August 2018 Are you a passionate journalist in Africa excited about the health of the planet, future generations and the global discourses around low-carbon, climate resilient green economic development pathways? Have you been following international and local conversations on the impact of climate change and environmental pollution on people, communities and economies? If yes, then apply for the 2018 ACCER Awards. The Awards acknowledges African journalists who dedicate their time … [Read more...]

Submit Entries for AbbVie’s Big Ideas for Better Health Awards!

Deadline: 27 July 2018 The AbbVie is seeking nominations for "Big Ideas for Better Health Awards". These awards were launched by biopharmaceutical company AbbVie in 2015 as a way to recognise, celebrate and share exceptional examples of improvements and innovation that demonstrate clear benefit to the lives of patients. Categories The Awards are free to enter and are open to healthcare organisations and patient groups in the UK to submit examples of work in three categories: … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2019 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize!

Deadline: 8 October 2018 Grinnell College is accepting nominations from across the globe for the 2019 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize that awards annually to individuals who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to nominate someone who is: A change-maker working on the cutting edge of social innovation; A leader who collaborates to co-create solutions to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Australian LGBTI Awards!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Nominations are open for Australian LGBTI Awards which is designed to showcase individuals and organisations that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the LGBTI community. Award Categories Public Awards ALLY sponsored by Carsales: This award recognises and thanks those outside the LGBTI community who are active voices in the fight for equality and inclusion. Artist: LGBTI Artist or Ally, who have used their art through writing, performing, … [Read more...]

Apply for 2019 GSK IMPACT Awards! Rewarding Charities to Improve People’s Health in UK

Deadline: 20 September 2018 The King’s Fund is seeking applications for its 2019 GSK IMPACT Award to recognize and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing. GSK IMPACT Award winners will be presented with their awards at a high profile ceremony in London in May 2019, which provides an excellent opportunity to showcase their work and raise their profile. Award Information Up to ten winners will receive £30,000, with one overall winner … [Read more...]